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paw in tuhd

  • v  indicate a place, direction, person, or thing; either spatially or figuratively
    He pointed to the empty parking space
  • v  be oriented
    the dancers toes pointed outward
  • v  direct into a position for use
  • v  direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
  • v  be a signal for or a symptom of
  • v  sail close to the wind
  • v  mark (Hebrew words) with diacritics
  • v  mark with diacritics
  • v  mark (a psalm text) to indicate the points at which the music changes
  • v  be positionable in a specified manner
  • v  intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
  • v  indicate the presence of (game) by standing and pointing with the muzzle
    the dog pointed the dead duck
  • v  give a point to
  • v  repair the joints of bricks
  • a  having a point
  • s  direct and obvious in meaning or reference; often unpleasant
    a pointed critique
    a pointed allusion to what was going on
    another pointed look in their direction

  • Last Sunday a rugged-faced, bespectacled minister mounted a pulpit in Washington, said: "Twelve years ago God pointed me here.
  • Understanding a pointed finger may seem easy, but consider this: while humans and canines can do it naturally, no other known species in the animal kingdom can.
  • Sir Stafford Cripps, austere president of the Board of Trade, was the prospective recipient of a somewhat pointed Christmas present.
News & Articles

  • Kraft a believer in Tebow’s talent
    The Patriots’ owner pointed to Tim Tebow’s spirituality more than once as a reason why the young quarterback appeals to him personally. Kraft added that Tebow, signed by New England on Tuesday, is “very competitive and works hard and has a great attitude and he’s a winner.”        
    June 13, 2013 - Boston Globe
  • US Stocks Seen Down on Central Bank Fears
    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower market open on Thursday, as the recent sell-off that has hit global markets regained strength in Asia and Europe.
    June 13, 2013 - CNBC
  • Police: Man pointed gun at woman
    LEWISTOWN - Lewistown Police arrested a man who allegedly pointed a rifle at a female during a domestic dispute on Monday. According to the report, at 1:45 a.m.
    June 11, 2013 - The Lewistown Sentinel
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Bloomberg
    I think he took a sharp detour off the straight-talk express by stooping to the attack he did, and then of course by him continuing to say it is a very strange thing. And as I mentioned last night, every independent voice that I've seen has pointed... Mitt Romney http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitt_Romney&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHsbJvd1A8Hj2N-SfDDingX9k3-RA FOXNews http://www.google.com/url?q=http://youdecide08.foxnews.com/2008/01/31/romney-accuses-mccain-of-nixon-era-campaign-tactics/&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEIS722nQ2sTEPw_FnBOf0HJjEm5w Jan 31, 2008 75599 102053 pointed As Mullen recently pointed out, we won't have sufficient resources to finish the job in Afghanistan until we reduce our commitment to Iraq," Obama, 46, wrote. "We need more troops, more helicopters, better intelligence-gathering and more...
  • John McCain in FOXNews
    I'm very disappointed in the article. And it's not true,McCain said during a 15-minute press conference, describing lobbyist Vicki Iseman as just a friend. "As it's been pointed out, I've served this nation honorably for more than a half a...

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